2016-17 Basketball News
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April 25, 2017
The Wesleyan College Athletic Department hosted its annual awards banquet on Tuesday evening, honoring its athletes for their outstanding play and dedication to the Wolves athletics programs for the 2016-2017 school year.
February 16, 2017
Senior Justice Thigpen saved her best performance of the season for her final outing as a Wesleyan College basketball player, recording a monster triple double and helping to lead the Wolves to a 83-54 win over Toccoa Falls College on Thursday night.
February 12, 2017
Justice Thigpen scored a team-best 16 points as Wesleyan fell to Huntingdon 73-59 on Senior Day at Porter Gymnasium
February 11, 2017
Breyonna Raymond scored a season-best 27 points for Wesleyan, but it was not enough to overcome a second quarter offensive outburst that lifted LaGrange to an 84-73 win Saturday afternoon.
February 7, 2017
Hitting both the shot to send the game into double overtime and the game winner, Wesleyan's Lexie Russell was unstoppable in the Wolves 64-63 victory over rival Agnes Scott. Russell recorded a career high 23 points and 17 rebounds on Tuesday night.
February 4, 2017
Similar to last night's game at Covenant, the Wesleyan College basketball team got off to a slow start against league leader Maryville College and couldn't dig out of the early hole.
February 3, 2017
A slow start proved costly for Wesleyan on Friday night as Covenant College jumped out to a 28-5 first quarter lead and put the game out of reach early.
February 1, 2017
Wesleyan College shot 40% from the floor and outrebounded Judson College by 10 boards in a solid 75-66 win over the Eagles at Porter Gym on Wednesday night.
January 29, 2017
After playing one of the best halves of basketball this season, Wesleyan College took a 35-22 lead over Salem College into halftime before the Spirits clawed their way back into the game and ultimately pulled off the comeback win 63-62 in overtime.
January 28, 2017
Piedmont College used a 27 point second quarter outburst to give the Lions a commanding lead over Wesleyan College that they would not relinquish on Saturday afternoon.
January 21, 2017
Top-ranked Maryville College used their depth, speed and lockdown defense to defeat Wesleyan College on Saturday afternoon by a score of 68-40 in Porter Gymnasium.
January 20, 2017
The Wesleyan College basketball team must have felt as though everything that Covenant threw at the basket was going in on Friday night, because the Scots shot an unprecedented 56.4% from the field in a 78-62 win over the Wolves at Porter Gymnasium.
January 15, 2017
For the third consecutive game, the Wesleyan College basketball team dropped a close USA South matchup after being forced to foul in the final minutes of the game.
January 14, 2017
In one of their best outings of the season, the Wesleyan College basketball team came up just short against second ranked Piedmont College after a back and forth evenly matched game.
January 11, 2017
Wesleyan and Agnes Scott traded blows for three quarters before the Scotties used a 26 point fourth quarter outburst to put the Wolves away in a 65-50 USA South matchup on Wednesday evening.
January 8, 2017
After jumping out to a fast 16-3 start, Huntingdon College never looked back as they handed Wesleyan a 76-46 loss in USA South action on Sunday afternoon.
January 7, 2017
The Wesleyan College basketball team couldn't slow the hot handed shooting of the LaGrange College Panthers on Saturday afternoon, falling 71-33 in their USA South opener.
January 5, 2017
The first Instagram takeover will occur this weekend, January 6-8, as Wesleyan College's women's basketball squad will assume control.
January 4, 2017
After trailing by three at halftime, the Wesleyan College basketball team rebounded with a dominant second half performance to pull away from Judson College and claim a decisive 69-48 road win.
December 6, 2016
In a game that was tightly contested for 40 minutes, Wesleyan College fell to Hiwassee College 43-41 when the Tigers hit a late free throw before the Wolves final attempt for the win fell short as time expired.
December 3, 2016
The Wesleyan College basketball team fell to Pensacola Christian College 71-61 on Saturday evening despite an improved offensive performance and a season-high scoring output.
November 30, 2016
Berry College used a deep bench and impressive shooting performance to defeat Wesleyan College 79-40 on Wednesday night.
November 26, 2016
Despite outperforming Mary Baldwin in nearly every statistical category, the Wesleyan College basketball team could not buy a bucket in a shaky offensive performance, ultimately falling to the Fighting Squirrels 43-42 on Saturday afternoon.
November 22, 2016
The Wesleyan College basketball team couldn't get the ball to bounce their way on a tough shooting night and fell to Oglethorpe University on Tuesday night by a score of 92-29.
November 20, 2016
Despite a balanced offensive effort from the Wolves, Sewanee shot lights out on Sunday afternoon, defeating Wesleyan by a score of 78-50.
November 15, 2016
The Wesleyan College basketball team ran into a red hot Berry College team on Tuesday night, falling in the season opener to the Vikings by a score of 83-49.
November 11, 2016
Led by the Thigpen sisters, the Wesleyan College basketball team soundly defeated Toccoa Falls 78-58 in an exhibition game on Friday evening.